Dietmar Böck, born in 1959 in the bavarian Allgäu, graduated, after growing enthusiasm for woodworking, a carpentry apprenticeship.
Inspired by his dear wife, who gave him for his birthday his first pipe, he very soon came upon the idea even a little "tinkering". First, only superficially, where he tried his hand in the redesign of polish and stains to cheaply acquired remaining stock, grabbed him by then but the desire to establish himself once a smoking device.
After initial test runs at a pre-drilled scantlings, he entered the school of Master Bertram Safferling and completed several pipe makers courses. Since 2007 Dietmar Böck has a well-equipped workshop and manufactures first class freehand-pipes, processing exclusively plateau briar from Calabria, and cumberland or ebonite for mouthpieces and first-class stain for an outstanding finish.
Dietmar Böck stands for traditional craftsmanship and excellence in the pipe architecture. He sees his advantage in the fact that pipemaking is only his sparetime passion, so he has the possibility to bring plenty of artistic freedom in his shapes.
With great pride, we can offer Dietmar Böck's pipes here at the pipe-embassy.